Liz Walker at Book Signing for new EcoVillage Ithaca book

Books

Two books by EcoVillage Ithaca co-founder Liz Walker offer an informative and inspiring look at this intentional community, and the broader community of Ithaca, NY. Recommended reading for college classes, and anyone planning a visit or considering a move here.
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liz_EVI_book_cover_imageEcoVillage at Ithaca: Pioneering a Sustainable Culture
$17.95 - Buy Now
New Society Publishers, 2005

In a world filled with stories of environmental devastation and social dysfunction, EcoVillage at Ithaca is a refreshing and hopeful look at a modern-day village that is taking an integrated approach to addressing these problems.  It tells the story of life at EcoVillage at Ithaca, an internationally recognized example of sustainable development. This living model provides a rare glimpse into one possible – and positive – future for the planet.

 

liz_ithaca_book_cover_imageChoosing a Sustainable Future: Ideas and Inspiration from Ithaca, NY
$19.95 – Buy Now
New Society Publishers, 2010
Winner of a 2011 Living Now Books Award from Independent Publishers

The city of Ithaca, NY has embraced the sustainability revolution with incredible enthusiasm. From co-ops and carshares to credit unions and community health care, Ithaca is rising to the challenges of the day with practical, real-world solutions. Choosing a Sustainable Future explores all aspects of the city’s emerging green culture, introducing a rich variety of successful innovators and ideas.

A Few Review Comments:

Choosing A Sustainable Future

“Ithaca is one of those places showing the way towards a workable future, and Liz Walker is a key guide on that tour. Pay attention!”
Bill McKibben, founder, 350.org

“Most of us want to be part of the solution. Thank you, Liz Walker and Ithaca, for showing us how – with verve, clarity, and just enough detail to make it all real.”
Frances Moore Lappe, author of Diet for a Small Planet, and Getting a Grip 2: Clarity, Creativity and Courage for the World We Really Want.

EcoVillage at Ithaca

” …an achingly beautiful and finely told account of a group of people – part of a larger movement – living as modern pioneers of a sustainable future.”
Vicki Robin, coauthor of Your Money or Your Life, and cofounder of “Conversation Cafes”

“I finished this book with a greatly renewed sense of hope and trust in humanity’s ability to live with one another and the Earth.”
John Robbins, author of Diet for a New America and The Food Revolution.